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: well, lesli right now we're waiting for the president's supporters to start arriving here. a couple of thousand supporters. it will be quite different than what it was in 2008 when hundreds of thousands of people gathered in chicago's grant park for the president's victory celebration. but right now, they're just doing sound checks getting the stage ready. the president today he conducted interviews with tv and radio stations in battleground states and even played a game of basketball a tradition on election day. his team won and he was joined by former nba player scottie pippen and education secretary arne duncan. he was in good spirits and joking around during the game and he's really confident lesli. >> but not -- not even in the least bit a little nervous in particular because his opponent kind of broke from tradition and went out and did some very visual campaigning today? >> reporter: and i think that's why the president took time out today to do those slight interviews with -- satellite interviews with the tv and video stations in crucial states, this will be a close night. t
at stake especially for our area. bruce, thank you. lesli? >>> the military vote will also play a big part in who wins today's presidential election. especially in battleground virginia which is one of the states with the most defense workers. andrea mccarren joins us now live from richmond with more on that part of the story. andrea? >> reporter: well, lesli republicans are optimistic at this hour. that this ballroom will be hosting a victory party in the next few hours. earlier today we stopped in quantico, virginia in prince william county. a critical battleground including one for military votes. >> i have always voted all my life. i have never missed a vote. >> reporter: on a brisk legislation day morning in quantico, virginia, the main street is dotted with american flags. >> this decides the law made for our great country. >> reporter: voters in this area are passionate about casting their ballots. >> could this -- it's my american right. >> i'm very proud. you know, proud that we -- we served in iraq and afghanistan and we're fighting the war on terrorism. >> reporter: the populati
was spearheaded by joleen ivy after leslie johnson pleaded guilty in the corruption scandal of her husband. initially, leslie johnson refused to step down from office. she eventually did and pleaded guilty to the charges. if question 3 passes, a politician will be suspended from office at the moment he or she is found guilty. >>> people in virginia have been waiting in long lines since the polls opened this morning. the commonwealth is playing a key part in the presidential and u.s. senate races. tom costello has more on that. >> good day from the greater richmond area. at this polling place, the biggest polling precinct, we are told in all of this county, they were lined up before the sun came up, about 300 people lined up here at this polling place at about 6:00 in the morning. the earliest voter was standing in line at 3:30 this morning. it's critical along with three other counties to decide how this vote goes. fairfax county is critical, of course. prince william county and loudoun county. this state went for president obama in 2008 then voted for a republican governor. so, it is purp
overwhelmingly passed question three. it was proposed offer councilwoman leslie johnson pleaded guilty in the corruption scandal of her husband, former prince george's county executive jack johnson. initially, leslie johnson refused to step down from office. she eventually did step down and pled guilty to the charges. question three says a politician will be suspended from office at the moment he or she is found guilty and is automatically removed when the appeals process is finished. >>> 6:48 now. in the district we will see a new face on the d.c. council. in a major upset, incumbent michael brown lost his seat to independent david grosso. meanwhile, vincent orange easily won re-election. news 4's derrick ward is live with more on that election. >> reporter: good morning. it took somewhere around 20,000 votes to unseat michael brown. as you said, an independent at large council challenger david grosso was the political newcomer who won the battle against brown. brown has faced allegations of spending impropriety in his campaign as well as questions about the operation of a nonprofit t
in prince george's county. question three sper headeded by prince george's county leslie ivy after leslie johnson was convicted in a corruption scandal involving her husband jack johnson. she first refused to step down from office. she eventually did step down and plead guilty to the charges. if the question passes, a politician will be suspended from office the moment he or she is found guilty and is automatically removed when the appeals process is finished. >>> a special election to fill the d.c. council chair seat for kwame brown. brown resigned in june after admitting he gave false information on an application to receive two bank loans worth $200,000. voters will cast for d.c. council member philip mendelson or challenger alvin gurley. it will complete brown's term in 2013. another election will take place in 2014. and question five asks voters if the d.c. council should have the power to expel a member for gross misconduct. the counsel would have to have five-sixths of a majority to do so. anyone convicted of a felony serving as a d.c. council member would be required to leave offi
. fair to say vickings head coach leslie fraizer and harvey were not seeing eye to eye today. russell wilson found tatum decided to go up high to get into the end zone. at 5-4 the seahawks are a game and a half behind the 49ers. >>> levy smith chicago bears putting some offense today. run over by urlacher, other players know more successful as urlacreh led. they would score plenty more. marshal for one of three scores by that passing combination. chicago rolls 51-20 the most scores the bears team has scored in 32 years. >>> dallas quarterback tony romo seems to be in a continuous stage of beligerment. >>> one of the weekend high profile games, benroethlisberger wants to pass but it's passed by mura. roethlisberger thinks it should have been an incomplete call. but the steelers scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter. redmond with one of his 7 yards rushing in the game. the steelers win 24-20. pittsburgh 5-3 the giants 6-3. >>> the story keeps getting better for denver and peyton manning. got helped by the kicking team after feeding the ball. trendon holiday split the field and wen
. >> reporter: when leslie told the children's place she was uncomfortable giving them her identification just to make an exchange, the children's place told her it's corporate policy. >> we can't do any returns unless we have an id. >> reporter: the children's place is not alone. victoria's secret requires a photo i.d. with or without a receipt. according to the national retail federation, 62% of retailers have similar policies. so where does your information go? well, likely here, to the retail equation. a service that tracks how often you bring stuff back and identifies habitual returners. the retail equation says return fraud and renting, buying an item to wear and return, cost the industry billions each year. so they are tracking you and all of your returns at all of the stores in their database. do it too often and you may lose your right to bring back your purchases anywhere. >> they have no right, in my view, of swiping my driver's license. >> reporter: congresswoman jackie speier believes it's an invasion of privacy and retailers are gaming the system. california civil code currently
on the street. leslie phillips wanted to light candles to remember the victim. >> that boy was 19 years old,. >> reporter: she runs a group that teaches people how to treat trauma. she rushed over yesterday trying to help but it was too late. >> when we were here yesterday, there were about 30 people standing around watching and they didn't know what to do. >> reporter: she's one of many fed up with the violence. four homicides in less than 24 hours this holiday weekend. >> it's very heartbreaking, i wish there were none. >> reporter: in oakland, cara liu. >> reporter: more details now on the violence, the oakland tribune reports that the two shooting deaths this morning bring the total number of homicides this year in oakland to 115. that's five more than last year when there were 110 homicides. the all time high for homicides was 175. >>> the s.w.a.t. team surrounded a home in the mountain view area. richard johnson locked himself inside the apartment on alice avenue after he hit his girlfriend. the girlfriend managed to get out but police say johnson remained hold up with a shotgun for s
. there is plenty we don't know about election 2012. >> we have lesli foster to help crunch the numbers. the key races, ballot questions and the big prize of the presidency, how it might shake out when the last votes are counted. >> reporter: i'm joined by my partner in crunching, bob kettle who's the dean of the school of public policy at the university of maryland. let's take a look at two swing counties in virginia to get a bit of a picture. loudoun and prince william county. at last check, in prince william county it's almost a dead heat there. romney gets 48.6 to the president's -- in loudoun with more than 97% of the precincts reporting, president obama gets 51.4% of the vote to governor romney's 47.1%. now, when we compare that to 2008, you can see that the president won loudoun by 53.6%, and then prince william county by 57.5%. what do all these numbers tell us, don? >> what's going on here is that the president is looking not comfortable, but at least perhaps well enough to win virginia, but he has lost support in some of these key swing counties compared to where he had been back in 20
by the support of the goodwin foundation. leslie brooks helped organize the effort. >> it's about a community that understands we have to give back to a community if we're going to continue to be whole. >> each bag is filled with butter, eggs, fried goods and a turkey. oakland's unemployment rate is 17%. it's a significantly higher average. >>> all right. weather, looks like the rain is slacking up for a little while. more later this week, brian? >> we did have a pretty good rain last night. boy, when it rains, it poured. in some places in the bay area, almost two inches of rain up in the mountains. i will show you a few totals in a minute. live towards san jose and the numbers, 49 degrees at concord. livermore has 29. santa rosa with fog. rainfall totals look like this. nevada picked up a fifth of an inch of rain. these totals are from the last several hours. they picked up 1.9 inches of rain. san francisco, half an inch. livermore managed 45- hundredths. winter storm warnings are posted throughout the sierra. a few inches posted about 10,000 feet. still the wind gusts could be up to 45 mile
in the street at 59th and san pablo. leslie phillips wanted to light candles to remember the victim. >> that boy was 19 years old. >> reporter: she runs a group that teaches people how to treat trauma and rushed over yesterday trying to help, but it was too late. >> when we are here yesterday there were 30 people standing around and watch and they didn't know what to do. >> reporter: she one of many fed up with the violence, four homicides reported in less than 24 hours this holiday weekend. >> it's very heart-breaking. i wish there were none. >> reporter: in oakland, cara liu. >> according to the oakland tribune, the two shooting deaths this morning bring the total number of homicides this year in oakland to 115. now that is five more than all of last year, when oakland saw 110 homicides. >>> the all-time high for homicides in oakland was 175 set back in 1992. >>> a 44-year-old man is under arrest after police say he had fatally shot a teenager who had gotten into a fight with his son. he shot and killed a 17-year- old richmond boy this morning outside of a house in vallejo's g
it after leslie johnson pleaded guilty to a corruption case. she initially refused to step down. but eventually she did resign. >>> in the district, vote letters cast their ballots to fill the council chair seat by kwame brown. the winner will complete brown's term which runs through january of 2015. brown, you will recall, resigned back in june after admitting he gave false information on applications to give bank loans worth more than $200,000. d.c. residents have a few more hours to vote on three measures folksed on preventing corruption in the wilson building. proposed charmter amendment 5 asks if members should have the power to expel a member for gross misconduct. the council would have to have a super majority. amendment 6 would make a person leave office and be banned from ever serve in office again. amendment 7 would apply the same penalties to the city's mayor. >>> and make news 4 and nbc washington.com your election headquarters tonight. we'll have live continuing coverage throughout the evening. still ahead, we'll see what's buzzing on social media this election day.
in prince george's county. it was spear headed after former council executive leslie johnson was convicted. initially, she refused to resign from office. eventually, she did step down. the question is a politician will automatically step down from office after be pleading guilty. >>> kwame brown resigned from the council back in june after admitting he gave false information on applications to obtain two bank loans worth more than $200,000. voters will cast their ballots for d.c. council member phil mendelson or democratic challenger calvin gurley. the winner will complete brown's term which runs through january 22nd, 2013. that means another race will take place in 2014. >>> senate candidates tim kaine and george allen will vote right after polls open. kaine and his wife will vote in richmond. allen and his wife are casting their vote in alexandria and will travel to several precincts in the commonwealth. polls show kaine has a slight lead over allen. >> and virginiians can start voting in that race in less than 30 minutes. polls in the commonwealth open at 6:00 this morning. they close a
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and will not set women back 50 years and finally leslie says i think equal pay for equal work is the most pressing issue for women this election. what do you think? i'll get back to you on that. this is referring to the 2009 lilly ledbetter fair pay act and i know, diane, you spoke to governor romney about this. he said while he didn't support it at the time, if he were elected he would not repeal it. but that lack of support, i think, did influence a number of women out there. >> yes, and then ultimately he wouldn't tell me. he would not say whether he, indeed, would have signed it if it came to his desk. i don't believe he ever said he would have signed it if it came to his desk. so, cokie, on this issue of the single ladies out there and other women -- what do you think? >> i'm certainly seeing single ladies being overwhelmingly for president obama as they were four years ago and there's no real falloff there, but i was just looking to see if we had a number on that abortion question to see if that seems to be the indicator. the problem is people tend to say when you ask about, you know, what i
, working with romney for president, and seeming leslie with the state party and put together a grass roots network. we good it with fewer resources than the contracts had at first and certainly with less team because we had to go through a primary process first. i'm proud of the of our volunteers, i'm proud of the way we worked with boston and everybody tonight ought to be extremely proud of the work that you have done. i'm happy to tell that you in ohio we are seeing some good results. we had good turnout in southwest ohio and some of the swing areas we have some early voting results in now. places like lake county that some of you follow or hamilton county we are seeing better than expected early voting results for us. and frankly worse than expected for the democrats. we've also seen some good results in coal country tonight, belmont county. so we are doing what we expected to do in energy counties in ohio. and that encourages me a lot. you remember during the campaign that mitt talk a lot about this friday night -- >> okay. that's senator rob portman calling in via skype talking to the
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